This position will start on 7/31/23 and run through 6/14/24.
A quick summary about the Social Responsibility Graduate Associate role:
Social Responsibility Graduate Associate will focus on providing legendary experiences through the implementing of employee volunteerism, cause-marketing efforts, donation requests, and ticket donation programs. This position will develop relationships with community organizations to achieve department goals as they relate to the overall mission of the company – to be world champions both on and off the court.
What the Social Responsibility Graduate Associate will be responsible for:
Build and sustain impactful relationships with nonprofit organizations to implement ticket donations, community ticket giveaways, and volunteer projects
Assist in the coordination and implementation of all social responsibility programs including, but not limited to holiday initiatives, autograph sessions, volunteer projects, theme nights, and community events
Manage the Share The Magic Ticket Donation Program - bringing in nonprofit groups to Magic games to create one-of-a-kind opportunities for those who would typically not have the chance
Distribute, track attendance, and create reports for Share the Magic Ticket Donation Program as well as analyze the results to implement changes to the program
Coordinate all approved donation requests and track using the Donation Xchange system. Develop monthly reports to include YTD contributions including value of donations.
Maintain inventory of autographed merchandise
Orchestrate events for the Magic Volunteer Program – Magic's employee volunteerism campaign. Work with nonprofit partners to plan activations and collaborate with internal departments to ensure participation
Implement Season of Giving initiatives including Magic Star Tree & Magic Star Tree Holiday Party, Shopping Spree, and Big Give
Schedule and coordinate Magic Makers activations in game including securing tickets, ordering collateral, confirming fan experiences, and building partnerships with community organizations
Work with Marketing on SR creative service needs and talent requests
All other duties as assigned.
What the Social Responsibility Graduate Associate needs to have:
Post Grad (recent college graduates within 24 months of graduation) or graduate-level college students required.
Degree in marketing and/or sports management preferred.
1-2 years of marketing, community relations, or sports management experience preferred.
Proficient in Microsoft Office, Outlook, Excel, Word, PowerPoint and other related computer skills required.
Ability to meet tight deadlines and work well under pressure.
Strong organizational skills, time management skills, and attention to detail required.
Strong verbal and written communication skills with an emphasis on business writing skills.
Ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks/projects and support multiple high level executive positions.
Ability to work independently without supervision, be self-directed, and demonstrate initiative.
Strong team synergy skills and ability to work collaboratively with others whom you have no direct authority over.
Excellent ability to establish rapport with others and ability to build strong interpersonal relationships.
Exhibit good judgment and decision-making skills.
Willingness to work a flexible schedule including nights and weekends and be on-call as necessary based on the changing priorities of the department.
What we offer you:
Compensation and Benefits:
$15/hour plus overtime
5 days of PLT
Game tickets during Magic season (as available)
40% discount on Orlando Magic merchandise
Medical coverage option
Relocation and housing expenses are the responsibility of the Graduate Associate (Please note that while we have a hybrid work model, this does require you to live and work out of the Orlando, Florida area.)
Reliable transportation is also needed
Office Hours - M-F, 9:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m.
Based on role determines in office and remote working by the manager
Most Associates work all game nights (44 home games + playoffs and finals) including weekends and holidays
Culture built on Community, Innovation, Legendary and Teamwork!
If this opportunity is a job you're passionate about and it fits with your skills and experience, then we welcome you to take the next step and apply!
All offers of employment are contingent on successful completion of our pre-employment screenings, that may include a background check and drug screen.
Please note that this is not necessarily an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, skills, efforts, requirements or working conditions associated with the job. While this is intended to be an accurate reflection of the current job, management reserves the right to revise the job or to require that other or different tasks be performed as assigned.
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